SNIA 2011 Winter Symposium

January 24 - January 27, 2011
San Jose, California

Don't miss our Winter Symposium where you and your colleagues can join together for networking, working group meetings, informative keynote sessions, and other unique programs designed for SNIA members.

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2011 Winter Symposium Guide

Registration Information

On-line registration for the SNIA Winter Symposium is now closed. However, individuals may register on site at the Sainte Claire.

Hotel Information

Sainte Claire Hotel
302 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113
1-866-870-0726

The Sainte Claire Hotel is located in the heart of downtown San Jose, just off of I-680 and I-880 and only three miles from the San Jose Mineta International Airport.The Sainte Claire is centrally located to nearby attractions like the Tech Museum of Innovation, the San Jose Museum of Art, the Center for Performing Arts, and some of downtown San Jose's finest restaurants and entertainment. Parking at the hotel will be $15 per day, and $21 for overnight parking with in/out privileges. Parking is handled by valet.

2011 Winter Symposium Agenda

Last Update: 1/21/11 v9

 


Monday, January 24, 2011

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Ballroom
7:45 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Standards Committee Boardroom
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM Green Storage TWG sub-group Meetings: Design Metrics & Spec Metrics Santa Vesta
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Education Committee Saratoga
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch on your own
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Solid State Storage (SSS) TWG Saratoga
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Cloud Storage TWG Sainte Claire
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM SMI-S Technical Track (managed by SMI TSG) Courtyard Room
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM SNW Tutorial: "Leveraging Social Media to Your Advantage" Ballroom
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM SNIA Staff Management Team Meeting (private) Boardroom
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Green Storage TWG sub-group Meeting: Power Supply Santa Vesta
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM SNIA Website Editors Workshop - Learn about the new Drupal public frontend and how it will affect you. Boardroom
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Introducing the SNIA and the Symposium Experience: A Brief Orientation and Q&A Ballroom
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM BoF: File Systems - The Next Steps for the SNIA Ballroom
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM SNIA Staff Session - Part I (private) Santa Cruz

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Ballroom
7:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM Welcome and Opening Comments
by Wayne Adams, SNIA Chairman


KEYNOTE: Larry Freeman, author of "Evolution of the Storage Brain: A history of transformative events, with a glimpse into the future of data storage"

Ballroom
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Cloud Storage TWG Sainte Claire
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Green Storage TWG Santa Vesta
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM SMI-S Technical Track (managed by SMI TSG) Courtyard Room
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Solid State Storage (SSS) TWG Saratoga
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Security TWG Boardroom
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2011 Storage Developer Conference (SDC) Taskforce Santa Cruz
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Long Term Retention TWG Boardroom
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch provided by SNIA Courtyard Atrium
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Storage Management Initiative (SMI) and SMI TSG joint Courtyard Room
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshments Available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM SNIA Staff Session - Part II (private) Santa Cruz
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM SNIA Membership Recognition Awards and Reception Courtyard Atrium
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM BoF: SNIA Technology Center - The path to Green Courtyard Atrium

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

7:45 AM  -  8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Ballroom
7:45 AM  -  5:00 PM Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM Spotlighting SNIA's Cloud and Green Initiatives - Updates from CSI & GSI Ballroom
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Green Storage Initiative (GSI) Santa Vesta
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM Cloud Storage TWG Sainte Claire
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Data Protection and Capacity Optimization (DPCO) Boardroom
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM SMI-S Technical Track (managed by SMI TSG) Grand Suite 631
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Solid State Storage Initiative (SSSI) Saratoga
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM SNIA Staff Session - Part III (private) Santa Cruz
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM SNIA Technical Council (private) Courtyard Room
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Cloud Storage Initiative (CSI) 2011 Activites Kickoff Ballroom
12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Lunch provided by SNIA Courtyard Atrium
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Cloud Storage Initiative (CSI) Courtyard Room
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Green Storage Initiative Marketing Committee Santa Vesta
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM SNIA Staff Session - Part IV (private) Santa Cruz
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Cross Marketing Committee Sainte Claire
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM BoF: Archive Preservation in the Cloud Ballroom

Thursday, January 27, 2011

7:45 AM  -  8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Ballroom
7:45 AM  -  12:00 PM Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM SNIA Dictionary Production Team Meeting Boardroom
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Cloud Storage TWG Sainte Claire
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM SMI-S Technical Track (managed by SMI TSG) Courtyard Room
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Data Integrity TWG Santa Vesta
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Ethernet Storage Forum (ESF) NFS Special Interest Group Meet & Greet Saratoga
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Ethernet Storage Forum (ESF) Saratoga
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch provided by SNIA Courtyard Atrium
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM SNW Hands On Lab Planning Meeting Courtyard Room
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM XAM Initiative (XAMI) 2011 Planning Meeting Sainte Claire
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshments available (session breaks as determined by Chairs) Grand Ballroom Foyer & Sainte Claire Foyer

* NOTE: Thursday meetings may end before 5pm, depending on the group's individual agenda.

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